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LIST 2. Flowers for Algernon/A Man with No Eyes. Lucille was apathetic toward doing homework and therefore failed all her classes. APATHETIC-- adjective. Lacking concern or interest. Showing no emotion. APATHY-- noun. Sympathy: sym = with, togetherpath = emotion, feeling.

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LIST 2

Flowers for Algernon/A Man with No Eyes


Lucille was apathetic toward doing homework and therefore failed all her classes.


APATHETIC-- adjective

Lacking concern or interest. Showing no emotion.

APATHY-- noun


Sympathy: sym = with, togetherpath = emotion, feeling

Apathy: a = no, not

path = emotion, feeling


WARNING !

If you say someone shows no apathy, that means they are showing an interest and concern.


55,000 Hoosier students chronically miss school each year, study says

Aug. 19, 2013   

INDIANAPOLIS —

The director for education policy said during a legislative hearing that while overall attendance in Indiana is around 95 percent, that number overshadows the problem of chronic absences.

Spradlin said Friday that data from a study conducted by the center in 2011 showed that chronic absences affect testing results.


Homer Simpson


HOMER SIMPSON

= CHRONIC FAILURE


CHRONIC-- adjective

Constant or habitual

CHRONICALLY: ADVERB


“I don’t have time to work and study” is a feeble excuse

Wednesday 21 August 2013

Movie review: Too many feeble foes weaken 'Wolverine'

July 26, 2013 12:18 am


A Feeble Response to Ebola

By SILAS KPANAN’AYOUNG SIAKOR and NORA BOWIER SEPT. 12, 2014

MONROVIA, Liberia — The spread of the Ebola virus across West Africa has been fast and deadly.. To date, at least 2,288 people in the region have died, and some 4,269 confirmed or probable cases have been reported. But the global response has been underwhelming; the aid group Doctors Without Borders has characterized international efforts to tackle the crisis as “dangerously inadequate.”


FEEBLE-- adjective

weak

FEEBLENESS: NOUN

FEEBLY: ADVERB


SQUIRREL’S FEEBLE ATTEMPT AT JUMPING


  • There Is A Tangible Buzz Around The USC

  • Men's Basketball Program

    July 24, 2013

July 24, 2013

First Day Shoe Fund provides tangible boost, real smiles for school children who need them August 02, 2013


TANGIBLE-- adjective

Able to be touched; having substance

TANGIBILITY: NOUN

TANGIBLY: ADVERB


“exploit the users naivety”


Social Media Warning: Tweets are Court Evidence

"There can be naivety, in that people believe they can say things on social media and it won't be used against them," said Mr McDonald, as quoted by Metro.

"Social media is also used as a tool by people in the Crown Prosecution Service or the police; for instance, they may ask someone alleging rape to send a message to the person they are accusing asking why they did it. Their reply can then be used in evidence," he said in a report by the Herald Sun


Naivety (naivete)-- noun

Innocence; lack of experience or knowledge

NAIVE: adjective

NAIVELY: adverb


Hunger Striking Prisoners' Health Continues to Deteriorate Published on Monday, 05 August 2013


DETERIORATE-- verb

To become worse; to fall apart

DETERIORATION: NOUN


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_xWFl_MB0AQ


Stop-and-Frisk and American Freedom

Recognizing “furtive movements” is part of basic self-preservation.

19 August 2013

One of the teenagers managed to make a quick, furtive call to an emergency line saying he had been kidnapped. The call was initially believed to be a prank and there was no follow-up until the parents of one of the teenagers called police to say their son was missing.


FURTIVE-- adjective

Done in a secretive or hidden way

FURTIVENESS: NOUN

FURTIVELY: ADVERB


AMIABLE-- adjective

friendly

AMIABLENESS: NOUN

AMIABLY: ADVERB


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